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Il primo natale
"Intelligent smiles with Ficarra & Picone" - IL GIORNALE
PLOT: Salvo and Valentino, a thief and priest, time-travel to a few days before the birth of Jesus.
CAST: Salvatore Ficarra, Valentino Picone, Massimo Popolizio, Roberta Mattei, Massimo Cagnina, Giovanni Calcagno, Giacomo Mattia, Azelarab El Kaughat
YEAR: 2019
LENGTH: 105 min.
GENRE: Comedy
AWARDS: • David of the Spectator: David di Donatello
• Nominated Best Comedy, Best Supporting Actor (Massimo Popolizio), Best Producer, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design: Nastro d'argento
RATING: USA: no rating; Australia 18+

TIMES: November 21, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time til 1:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on November 22
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Salvatore Ficarra and Valentino Picone were born in Palermo. Ficarra was a park animator and Picone was a law student when they met in 1993 and established a comedy duo.  They were nominated for the Nastro d’argento  and David di Donatello awards for Best New Director of Il 7 e l’8. and a Nastro d’argento award for Best Comedy for L’ora legale.

Regarding their film, they stated that it includes "comic situations but also moments to think about Christmas for what it really is, even if many forget it, that is the birthday of Jesus".

DISTRIBUTOR: True Colours, Largo Italo Gemini 1, Rome